clysis


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cly·sis

(klī'sis),
1. An infusion of fluid, usually subcutaneously, for therapeutic purposes.
2. Formerly, a fluid enema; later, the washing out of material from any body space or cavity by fluids.
[G. klysis, a drenching by a clyster]

cly·sis

(klī'sis)
1. An infusion of fluid, usually subcutaneously, for therapeutic purposes.
2. Formerly, a fluid enema; later, the washing out of material from any body space or cavity by fluids.
[G. klysis, a drenching by a clyster]

clysis

Infusion of fluid into the body.
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Furthermore, we commonly use two concentrations containing adrenaline--one for topical use only at 1:30 000 IU and the other at 1:500 000 IU for subcuticular clysis in the management of intraoperative haemostasis.
Pre-excisional clysis of the recipient area and post-procurement clysis of the donor site/s have become standard practice to reduce bleeding from the donor and recipient areas.
Owing to the potential adverse effects of blood transfusions, blood loss must be minimised by the use of clysis.